Management of thyroglossal duct cysts in children

Turkyilmaz Z., Sonmez K., Karabulut R., Demirgoullari B., Sezer C., Basaklar A., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.46, no.1, pp.77-80, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2004.01838.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-80
  • Keywords: children, Sistrunk procedure, surgery, thyroglossal duct cyst
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The recurrence rate of thyroglossal duct cysts removed by Sistrunk or other procedures is 4% and 50%, respectively. The aim of the present study was to explain the reasons for recurrence and misdiagnosis.